Freelance rap and hip-hop tutor for AMS Edinburgh

  • Freelance contract
  • Edinburgh
  • Applications have closed
  • Freelance contract
  • Edinburgh
  • Applications have closed.

Website Acedemy of Music & Sound

Freelance rap and Hip-hop tutor for AMS Edinburgh

Role Description:

The Academy of Music and Sound, Edinburgh are seeking to recruit a part-time rap and hip-hop tutor for their HND programme on a freelance basis.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, resourceful and reliable individual to join our community. We are a small, independent vocational music college and SQA Centre based in Leith, offering Full-time Further and Higher Education courses, alongside a suite of Short Courses.

As a first study instrument tutor on one of our Full-Time programmes you will work closely with our team to support students in their learning, development and artistry.

Time Commitment: 3 hours per week @ £23ph, 27 weeks a year from October to June. Additional hours for marking, attending student performances and training/quality assurance.

To apply please send a CV and brief covering letter to by 5pm on 8th September 2021.

Engagement will be subject to interview and successful candidates will require a current PVG Membership.

If you have any questions about the post, application or our centre please do not hesitate to contact us in the interim. You can reach us via email as above, or by phone on 0131 656 0600.

 Roles and Responsibilities: 

Plan and deliver high-quality classes in Rap and Hip-hop within an HNC and HND Framework (SCQF Levels 7 and 8)
Support students in their development, adapting delivery style to meet the needs of individual learning styles
Assess coursework, including student performances and return marking in a timeous manner
Attend standardisation meetings with other tutors and complete Internal Verification, as required
Attend student performances (usually once a term/3 times per year)
Maintain a dialogue with the Course Coordinator to ensure our students learning needs are being met and to communicate any relevant information
Set a positive example to students and act with integrity at all times
Comply with, uphold and contribute to a healthy and robust safe-guarding culture
A commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; contributing to an environment for everyone
Skills and Experience


Experience of writing and performing songs in the style of Rap and Hip-hop to a professional standard
Experience of tutoring and/or leading workshops in the subject area (other educational experience may be considered)
A strong work ethic with a student-centred approach to learning
A current PVG Scheme Membership

Desirable:Experience or familiarity with Further Education learning culture, quality assurance or other relevant process
Excellent communication and organisational skills

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